Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

How long does it take to walk the South West Coast Path?

4 Feb , 2019  

The South West Coast Path is a magificent route that takes you right around the coastlines of Sommerset, Exmoor, North and South Devon and Cornwall, totalling up a whopping 630 miles of walking trail. 630 miles is a fair distance, so just how long would it take to walk this? The first thing to note […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

What Should I Pack for the South West Coast Path?

4 Feb , 2019  

HIker on the South West Coast Path

As far as British weather goes, the South West of England is one of the more meteorologically stable regions. While there is likely to be some rain while you are there, there is a better chance than most of getting some sunshine too, so packing for the South West Coast Path is reasonably straight forward. […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Eating and Drinking on the South West Coast Path

4 Feb , 2019  

The South West Coast Path takes you through four English counties all bursting with delightful regional produce.  In this guide, we will give you an overview of particular gastronomy to look out for and some guidance on where to eat when you are on the route. Before we get specific, we should point out that […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

10 Most Frequently Asked Questions on the South West Coast Path.

4 Feb , 2019  

There are so many considerations when walking the Coast to Coast. We have asked our in-office Coast to Coast experts for their list of Frequently Asked Questions, and you can check the answers out below. Which Section should I walk? Here at Macs Adventure we have split the whole South West Coast Path into manageable […]

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Health & Fitness, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Training Tips for the South West Coast Path – How Fit Should I Be?

1 Feb , 2019  

The South West of England is one of the most placid and wonderful regions in the whole country. The warm summers bring bustling life to the sleepy seaside towns. Surfers brave the breaks, couples walk along the long golden beaches and restauranteurs pick the best of the days catch. Walking the South West Coast Path […]

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Camino, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral Restoration 2019

1 Feb , 2019  

We have received word from our partners in Spain that now the exterior restroations have been completed to the glorious Cathedral in Santiago de Compostela, that internal restoration has begun. The Cathedral is the end point for just about every variety of Camino and many pilgrims enjoyed taking the pilgrims mass inside the cathedral at […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Where does the South West Coast Path Start and Finish? – And how do I get there?

1 Feb , 2019  

The South West Coast Path is an epic 630 mile trip around arguably the finest stretch of coastland in England. Its myriad of tiny coves, sheer cliffs speckled with seabirds and enchanting little coastal villages make this walk a must-do for every keen hiker. Where does the path Start and End? Officially the South West […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

South West Coastal Path Walks – Which section is for me?

29 Jan , 2019  

The South West Coast Path is 630 miles in total, covering a vast, everchanging stretch of the English coastline. While it would be a dream to walk the entire route in one shot, for many people this is simply not possible. So for this reason we have split the route down into sections that are […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

The Best Things to do in Connemara, Ireland > 3 Places You Must Visit

29 Nov , 2018  

Connemara is a remote area on the West Coast of Ireland that offers total tranquillity and much more relaxed pace of life. Add to this the stunning scenery and you have an area ripe for exploring. In the summer I had the chance to walk one of our new trips in Connemara and while the […]

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Cycling, Health & Fitness, Tips & advice, Trail Running, Walking

Motivational tips to stay active in the winter

20 Nov , 2018  

Walking, cycling and running are always more comfortable in the spring and summer thanks to warmer and drier weather. But come the darker, damper and duller days of winter, it can be hard to motivate yourself to go outdoors. But staying indoors, out of the sunlight, for too long is not good for your health. […]